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Martin Ritt

Martin RittBorn: 2-Mar-1914
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 8-Dec-1990
Location of death: Santa Monica, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Film Director, Playwright

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Long Hot Summer

Military service: US Army (WWII, Pfc., filmmaker)

Father: Morris Ritt (civil engineer, d. 1932)
Mother: (dance agent)

    High School: Rhodes Preparatory School (transferred)
    High School: DeWitt Clinton High School, Bronx, NY (1932)
    University: Elon College, Elon, NC
    Law School: St. John's University, Jamaica, NY

    Swiss Ancestry Paternal
    Jewish Ancestry Paternal

    Stanley & Iris (9-Feb-1990)
    Nuts (20-Nov-1987)
    Murphy's Romance (25-Dec-1985)
    Cross Creek (May-1983)
    Back Roads (13-Mar-1981)
    Norma Rae (2-Mar-1979)
    Casey's Shadow (17-Mar-1978)
    The Front (17-Sep-1976)
    Conrack (28-Aug-1974)
    Pete 'n' Tilly (17-Dec-1972)
    Sounder (24-Sep-1972)
    The Great White Hope (11-Oct-1970)
    The Molly Maguires (8-Feb-1970)
    The Brotherhood (16-Jan-1969)
    Hombre (21-Mar-1967)
    The Spy Who Came In from the Cold (16-Dec-1965)
    The Outrage (7-Oct-1964)
    Hud (28-May-1963)
    Adventures of a Young Man (18-Jul-1962)
    Paris Blues (27-Sep-1961)
    5 Branded Women (15-Mar-1960)
    The Sound and the Fury (27-Mar-1959)
    The Black Orchid (Sep-1958)
    The Long, Hot Summer (3-Apr-1958)
    No Down Payment (30-Oct-1957)
    Edge of the City (29-Jan-1957)

    The Slugger's Wife (29-Mar-1985)
    End of the Game (1975)
    Winged Victory (20-Dec-1944)

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